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Description: Civil rights group meeting in field at Highlander Lake. Fifth from the left, Charlotte Meacham, American Friends Service Committee, former Highlander stud...

Date: 1966 

Description: An Obreros Unidos (United Workers) member holding a sign, possibly like those in the background, that says "Juntarnos Para Ser Reconocidos/Hablar Para Ser...

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Description: A group of Civil Rights activists, including Septima Clark (left), pose in front of the Highlander Library.

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Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a sidewalk. In the background are several commercial and residential buildings.

Date: 1969 

Description: A welfare demonstration led by Father James Groppi (center) in the Wisconsin Assembly chambers.

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Burned Cross

Date:  date unknown

Description: A charred wooden cross attached to a stake in the ground on the lawn near a road. In the background are residential buildings.

Date: 1962-05-04 

Description: Student Leadership Conference, May 4-6, including Ella Baker (front row, far left), Carl Braden (second row, hands clasped around knees), Anne Braden (seco...

Date: 1969 

Description: Father James Groppi speaking at a demonstration at the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chamber protesting welfare cuts. Father Groppi is seated on the lef...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Father James Groppi, seen wearing sunglasses in the middle of a crowd, leads a demonstration against discrimination.

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of African American students participate in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College ca...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Daisy Bates and others at Woolworth's boycott.

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Description: Charred remains of a Baptist College after having been burned.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Group of protesters march in front of a Howard Johnson's restaurant holding signs. One says "Segregation OUT!! Integration IN!! CORE - NAACP".

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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Tom Hayden

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: Tom Hayden talking to two African-American women on house steps. The woman in the center is Terry Jefferson (as identified by Hayden).

Date: 1964-08-08 

Description: A group sings freedom songs at the Freedom School Convention during Freedom Summer.

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Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) bumper sticker reading, "One man, one vote."

Date: 1957-09-28 

Description: Violence against African American journalists covering the Little Rock integration story. Here the crowd moves in on Jimmy Hicks (center, wearing a hat),...

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